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Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Mesothelioma Lawyers Blog

Covers legal issues surrounding asbestos exposure and mesothelioma. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.mesotheliomalawyers-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Report: Nation’s Highest Asbestos Death Rate Observed in Maine

    Report: Nation’s Highest Asbestos Death Rate Observed in Maine
    A new study found the highest asbestos-related cancer rate in New England, specifically in Maine. Asbestos has been used all over the world in many different applications for hundreds of years.  However, it was during the Industrial…
  • Apr 26

    CDC Still Classifies Asbestos Deaths as Public Health Concern

    CDC Still Classifies Asbestos Deaths as Public Health Concern
    Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that has been used by humans for around 2,000 years.  However, it was between the 1850s and the 1980s that asbestos was used in virtually every aspect of residential, commercial and industrial…
  • Apr 23

    Immunotherapy as Possible Treatment for Malignant Mesothelioma

    Immunotherapy as Possible Treatment for Malignant Mesothelioma
    While we often hear people talk about how some types are worse than others, it basically doesn’t get much worse than malignant mesothelioma.  Mesothelioma is virtually always caused when a victim is exposed to deadly asbestos…
Rank this Week: 3103

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Massachusetts Divorce Law Monitor

Covers Massachusetts family and divorce law. By Nancy R. Van Tine.

http://www.massachusettsdivorcelawmonitor.com/
  • Apr 27

    Top 10 Tips for Social Media Use When Divorcing

    Top 10 Tips for Social Media Use When Divorcing
    Hi there, Social media can become very problematic in a divorce case. Divorce lawyers, myself included, consider it a treasure trove of potentially useful information.We can obtain your online credentials and passwords in a contested matter…
  • Jan 31

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?

    Pets: Considered Property or People During a Divorce?
    Hi there, If you know me, you know I’m a fervent pet lover. We have dogs, cats, horses, goats, and are related to someone with a bearded dragon. I know, viscerally, how pets can feel like family members. As a result, they can be…
  • Dec 28

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017

    Reflecting on 2016 and Preparing for 2017
    Hi there, I hope you all had a wonderful holiday despite what may be trying circumstances. Throughout the year there were many changes and clarifications in basic divorce law that will affect the many of you that are planning to divorce in…
Rank this Week: 786

Boston ERISA & Insurance…

Boston ERISA & Insurance Litigation Blog

Covers ERISA, insurance coverage, and insurance bad faith. By Stephen Rosenberg.

http://www.bostonerisalaw.com/
  • Apr 27

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit

    At the Intersection of the NFL Draft, ERISA, Divorce, Venue and Spousal Benefit
    Is there a more hyped sporting event with less substance than the NFL Draft? Does everyone on the internet drive traffic to their sites by linking to the draft if at all possible? Well, of course the answer to both questions is yes, and so I…
  • Apr 4

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work

    Uber, Behavioral Economics, Choice Architecture and Trial Work
    There is a lot of discussion on whether lawyers should be required to have at least a certain degree of competency with technology as a core skill set, on a par with, for instance, the rules of evidence. Personally, I am not convinced of the…
  • Mar 29

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan

    Notes (and a Prediction) on the Supreme Court Argument on Church Plan
    I have used this anecdote before, so you can jump ahead if you have either read something where I have written it before or heard a talk of mine where I have said it, but if you haven’t, I have always thought it is a good lead in to any…
Rank this Week: 887

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers insurance, injury and accident law and workers' compensation. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyer-blog.com
Rank this Week: 952

Boston Workers Compensation…

Boston Workers Compensation Attorney Blog

Covers workers' compensation, injury and insurance law. By Michael O. Smith.

http://www.bostonworkerscompensationattorney-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 1294

Defense Litigation Insider

Defense Litigation Insider

Covers complex litigation issues. By Cooley Manion Jones.

http://www.defenselitigationinsider.com
  • Apr 27

    A Tale of Two Verdict

    A Tale of Two Verdict
    Meghan Senter Frequently as litigators, we are faced with questions about which factors can make or break a trial. The facts of each case and skill of counsel are obvious elements to obtaining a favorable verdict, but outcomes can also be…
  • Apr 21

    Guantanamo Bay Attorneys Allege Unsafe Carcinogen Exposures at Camp Justice

    Guantanamo Bay Attorneys Allege Unsafe Carcinogen Exposures at Camp Justice
    Caroline H. Lopez This month, attorneys working at Guantanamo Bay’s Camp Justice filed a lawsuit against the Department of Defense (Seeger et al v. U.S. Department of Defense et al, U.S. District Court, District of Columbia, No.…
  • Mar 30

    Ring the Bell – Another Defense Verdict For Fresenius in Dialysis Treatment Bellwether Trial

    Ring the Bell – Another Defense Verdict For Fresenius in Dialysis Treatment Bellwether Trial
    Marisa K. Pearson On March 3, 2017, after less than four hours of deliberations, a Massachusetts federal jury found that Fresenius Medical Care was not liable for the 2012 death of one of their patients. The verdict drew to a close a…
Rank this Week: 1191

Law and the Environment

Law and the Environment

Covers environmental law issues, including CERCLA, climate change, permitting, and renewable energy. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.lawandenvironment.com/
  • Apr 27

    State Sovereignty, Meet the Supremacy Clause

    State Sovereignty, Meet the Supremacy Clause
    Earlier this week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a District Court decision and vacated an injunction which had prevented the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service from reintroducing the Mexican gray wolf onto certain federal lands in…
  • Apr 21

    South Florida — The Front Lines of Climate Change?

    South Florida — The Front Lines of Climate Change?
    Two related items about climate change resilience and adaptation caught my eye this week.  First, the American Academy of Actuaries issued a report on “The National Flood Insurance Program: Challenges and Solutions.” …
  • Apr 19

    It’s Wise to Make Certain that Contracts Properly Allocate Future Environmental Compliance Cost

    It’s Wise to Make Certain that Contracts Properly Allocate Future Environmental Compliance Cost
    Last week, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that AEP, which entered into a consent decree requiring it to install certain pollution controls at its Rockport 1 and 2 power plants, could not force the owner of those plants to pay to…
Rank this Week: 417

Boston Drunk Driving Accident…

Boston Drunk Driving Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers drunk driving in Massachusetts. By the Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman LLC.

http://www.bostondrunkdrivingaccidentlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    Can Ridesharing Apps Curb Drunk Driving?

    Can Ridesharing Apps Curb Drunk Driving?
    As discussed in a recent article from The Economist, while the media is often discussing the very real problems of gun violence in America, far more people are killed in a fatal car accidents, and and an even greater number of victims are…
  • Apr 23

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk

    Mother Allegedly Sends Car Flying Over Roundabout While Drunk
    For those who are new to driving in Boston and the greater Boston area, rotaries can be among the most confusing and seemingly dangerous features of the road that one can encounter.  These feature drivers going around in circles at…
  • Apr 20

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver

    Wareham Police Officer Injured When Hit by Alleged Drunk Driver
    According to a recent news article from the Boston Globe, a police officer in Wareham, Massachusetts was injured after a drunk driver allegedly hit him during his patrol shift. The accident occurred just after midnight when the…
Rank this Week: 473

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Apr 27

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie

    Reports of U.S. Presidential Commissions and Other Advisory Bodie
    HeinOnline has a new product that will interest anyone–law students and faculty, historians, political scientists–researching presidential commissions or the catastrophes, crises, and issues they have investigated. Reports of…
  • Apr 25

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017

    Restricted Access at Harvard Law School Library: April 26 – May 12, 2017
    Blog post by Brian Sutton, Access Services Manager  To ensure adequate study space for Law School students during the spring exam period, the Harvard Law School Library will have restricted access from Wednesday April 26 through Friday,…
  • Apr 24

    MCLE update

    MCLE update
    We recently had an update session from MCLE New England aka Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education. MCLE’s mission is “to provide post-legal education for lawyers to keep lawyers up to date on the rapid practice changes.”…
Rank this Week: 945

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

By Breakstone, White & Gluck.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 983

Boston Lawyer Blog

Boston Lawyer Blog

Covers litigation, criminal and employment law. By Zalkind Duncan & Bernstein LLP.

http://www.bostonlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 965

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Car Accident Lawyer Blog

Published by Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.boston-car-accident-lawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 27

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention

    City of Boston Strives for Crash Prevention
    A recent news article from the Boston Herald takes a look at the city of Boston’s new plan to prevent a significant number of serious or fatal car accidents though the use of cutting edge technology at a citywide traffic management…
  • Apr 23

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford

    Woman Killed After Crashing Car into Eyeglass Store in Medford
    According to a recent news article from The Boston Herald, a woman was killed after crashing her car into an eyeglass store in Medford, Massachusetts just north of Boston.  The accident occurred in the early morning hours. A spokesperson…
  • Apr 20

    Drag Racing Alleged in Fatal Boston Area Crash

    Drag Racing Alleged in Fatal Boston Area Crash
    Most car accidents are the result of one or more drivers engaging in negligent behavior while on the road.  Negligent behavior is defined in Massachusetts by the following four elements: •    Duty •  …
Rank this Week: 505

Boston Personal Injury Attorney…

Boston Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Covers car accidents, work injuries and nursing home neglect. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bostonpersonalinjuryattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 27

    12-Year-Old Boy Killed in Skiing Accident

    12-Year-Old Boy Killed in Skiing Accident
    Skiing can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a dangerous activity.  Each year, hundreds of people are seriously injured or killed.  According to a recent news article from the Aspen Times, a 12-year-old boy from California died as…
  • Apr 24

    Teen Victim Injured at Party in Pool Accident

    Teen Victim Injured at Party in Pool Accident
    According to a recent news article from WCPO, a college freshman was landed in the critical condition unit (CCU) of a local level-one trauma center after suffering serious injury at a party.  The accident occurred on property that…
  • Apr 20

    Report: Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes a Pervasive Problem

    Report: Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes a Pervasive Problem
    All forms of sexual abuse are under-reported. However, sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape involving nursing home residents is vastly under-reported and is far more pervasive than probably any of us realized before. That’s…
Rank this Week: 735

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://www.beveragelawupdate.com
Rank this Week: 1121

Next Phase Legal Blog

Next Phase Legal Blog

Covers divorce and family law. By Next Phase Legal LLC.

http://nextphaselegal.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail

    A Divorce from Social Media: Avoid Creating a Messy Trail
    Have you ever stopped to think how child custody, support, or property division could be effected by social media sites such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, and various dating websites? Make no mistake – anything you post,…
  • Oct 25

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court

    Family Business Mediation: Solving Legal Issues Without Going to Court
    Mediation is often considered an excellent means of conflict resolution for personal or family disputes, but the benefits of mediation extend to more than just familial problems. In fact, mediation is oftentimes the best conflict resolution…
  • Oct 12

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett

    Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Massachusett
    If you get divorced in Massachusetts, there are different types of divorces that are available to you, with each following a different path as it goes through the courts. Some are quicker, simpler, and less expensive than others. It depends…
Rank this Week: 276

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Mass. LOMAP: Law Practice Advisor

Provides resources, tips, and substantive advice to attorneys, focused on those licensed in Massachusetts, to help establish and institutionalize professional office practices. By Director Rodney Dowell, and LPA Jared Correia, Esq.

http://masslomap.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    How to Manage Obstacles to Productivity in Law Practice

    How to Manage Obstacles to Productivity in Law Practice
    Find out how to manage productivity obstacles in your law practice so your time doesn’t slip away unnoticed. Mastering productivity is critical to the quality of your work and life – and it can be a serious challenge. This post is…
  • Apr 20

    How to Use Video to Grow Your Law Practice [Webinar]

    How to Use Video to Grow Your Law Practice [Webinar]
    Video dominates marketing in 2017 and your law practice shouldn’t be an exception. In our next edition of Webinars for Busy Lawyers, Nicole Abboud will get you started. Video is quickly becoming one of the most powerful and effective…
  • Apr 11

    5 Steps to Organize Projects and Increase Productivity in Your Law Practice

    5 Steps to Organize Projects and Increase Productivity in Your Law Practice
    Find out how to organize your projects so you can stop wasting time and energy in a chaotic law practice. Busy lawyers can’t create more hours in the day. But they can increase their productivity with this 3-part series! Parts 2 + 3…
Rank this Week: 732

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Boston Criminal Lawyer Blog

Covers topics such as felonies, violent crime, assault and battery, drug offenses, as well as wrongful convictions. By Altman & Altman.

http://www.bostoncriminallawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    New Initiative Seeks to Help Residents of Boston’s High-Crime Neighborhood

    New Initiative Seeks to Help Residents of Boston’s High-Crime Neighborhood
    On Tuesday, five new trauma response teams are launching in an effort to help residents of Boston’s high-crime neighborhoods cope with violence. According to Mayor Martin Walsh, this initiative was created in response to…
  • Apr 20

    More Than 20,000 Drug Cases Headed for Dismissal in MA

    More Than 20,000 Drug Cases Headed for Dismissal in MA
    According to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), more than 20,000 drug cases are on their way to dismissal following the criminal actions of Annie Dookhan, a former MA state chemist. In 2013, Dookhan pleaded guilty to 27 counts,…
  • Apr 19

    Accused of Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts?

    Accused of Domestic Assault and Battery in Massachusetts?
    If you were falsely accused of domestic assault and battery, it’s important to seek the counsel of an experienced defense attorney, and fast. The charges – also known as domestic violence or domestic abuse – have serious…
Rank this Week: 396

Massachusetts Workers'…

Massachusetts Workers' Compensation Lawyer Blog

Covers construction accidents and workplace fraud. By Altman & Altman, LLP.

http://www.massachusettsworkerscompensationlawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    MA Company Fined $173,500 by OSHA for Multiple Safety Violation

    MA Company Fined $173,500 by OSHA for Multiple Safety Violation
    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Review Commission recently cited two MA contractors for safety violations after a scaffolding accident injured three workers. When the 2014 accident occurred at a Wenham…
  • Apr 20

    A Fatal Mistake: Boston Company Fails to Provide Safety Training, Two Workers Die in Trench Collapse

    A Fatal Mistake: Boston Company Fails to Provide Safety Training, Two Workers Die in Trench Collapse
    In October 2016, two employees of Atlantic Drain Service Co. Inc. died when the trench they were working in collapsed. The trench was adjacent to a fire hydrant supply line, which broke in the collapse, filling the trench with water and…
  • Apr 18

    Is Stress Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts?

    Is Stress Covered by Workers’ Compensation in Massachusetts?
    The Massachusetts Workers Compensation Act states that workers’ compensation is provided for “emotional disabilities only where the predominant contributing cause of such disability is an event or series of events occurring within…
Rank this Week: 4496

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Product Liability Lawyer Blog

Covers products liability and medical malpractice. By Law Offices of Jeffrey S. Glassman, LLC.

http://www.productliabilitylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 26

    Medtronic StrataMR Adjustable Valves and Shunts Recalled

    Medtronic StrataMR Adjustable Valves and Shunts Recalled
    According to a recent news article from NASDAQ, Medtronic has begun to voluntarily recall all unused units of their StrataMR product lines.  StrataMR is a line of adjustable valves and shunts that patients and doctors have been…
  • Apr 23

    Hernia Mesh Implant Causes Painful Complication

    Hernia Mesh Implant Causes Painful Complication
    Many people are familiar with transvaginal mesh products.  They have likely seen the many commercials and magazine ads for transvaginal mesh implants and have also read about the many products liability lawsuits filed against medical…
  • Apr 20

    Patient Alleges C-QUR Hernia Mesh Caused Injury

    Patient Alleges C-QUR Hernia Mesh Caused Injury
    Lawsuits against Atrium Medical Corp. for its C-QUR hernia mesh product alleging these devices were not safe for use by humans.  One of the most recent cases is one filed in Florida Middle District Court in Orlando just this past…
Rank this Week: 257

Murphy's Law Blog

Murphy's Law Blog

Covers elder law, estate planning and probate. By Noreen Murphy.

http://www.noreenmurphylaw.com/blog/
  • Apr 26

    Avoiding the Flaws of Self-Help Legal Planning

    Avoiding the Flaws of Self-Help Legal Planning
    It seems like a simple fix to find a document online and use it for distributing your estate in the future, but this could be a big mistake if the form is not correct. Unfortunately, in many such cases, no one realizes the mistakes until…
  • Apr 19

    New Study Shows that Most People Are Confused and Cynical About Retirement Planning

    New Study Shows that Most People Are Confused and Cynical About Retirement Planning
    A recent study conducted by Scottrade identified that the vast majority of people who are investing do not act on their own for retirement planning and while some of them are satisfied that the advice they receive, many investors are also…
  • Apr 12

    New Study Shares that Baby Boomers Do Not Feel the Economy has Recovered From Financial Crisi

    New Study Shares that Baby Boomers Do Not Feel the Economy has Recovered From Financial Crisi
    Baby boomers are one of the biggest sections of society considering the estate planning and retirement planning process. According to a new study published by Bankers Life Center for a Secure Retirement, baby boomers have a lack of trust in…
Rank this Week: 959

Security, Privacy and The Law

Security, Privacy and The Law

Covers information security and privacy issues. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.securityprivacyandthelaw.com
  • Apr 26

    CyberOhio Initiative – An Update from the Ohio AGO

    CyberOhio Initiative – An Update from the Ohio AGO
    We recently posted on the Ohio Attorney General’s CyberOhio initiative and forecasted that the Ohio Attorney General might be the first of many Attorneys General to join forces with industry in the struggle to protect consumer…
  • Apr 13

    Boston Bar Association’s Inaugural Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference, May 24, 2017

    Boston Bar Association’s Inaugural Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference, May 24, 2017
    The Boston Bar Association’s inaugural Privacy and Cybersecurity Conference will be held on May 24.  The conference will bring together attorneys from private practice and in-house legal departments to network and discuss key…
  • Apr 10

    Is Computer Security Broken?

    Is Computer Security Broken?
    The Economist certainly thinks computer security is broken (and it’s hard to argue the contrary).  In its April 8 edition, The Economist’s cover story proclaims, “Why computers will never be safe.”  While…
Rank this Week: 989

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Cape Cod Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts injury law. By The Law Offices of John C. Manoog III.

http://www.capecodinjurylawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 660

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Boston Injury Lawyer Blog

Discusses boating, car, motorcycle, and pedestrian accidents. By Altman& Altman.

http://www.bostoninjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 25

    $42 Million Award in Traumatic Birth Injury Case

    $42 Million Award in Traumatic Birth Injury Case
    Last week, the family of a child who was severely injured at birth was awarded a $42 million verdict for future medical expenses, pain and suffering, and lost earning capacity, among other damages. A Pennsylvania judge awarded the…
  • Apr 24

    Suffering from Mesothelioma?

    Suffering from Mesothelioma?
    Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that affects the membranes surrounding your lungs and abdomen. Between 70 and 80 percent of mesothelioma cases are caused by the inhalation of asbestos particles – a naturally-occurring, fibrous mineral…
  • Apr 18

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Nursing Home for Misuse of Psychotropic Drug

    Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Massachusetts Nursing Home for Misuse of Psychotropic Drug
    According to the AARP Foundation, a settlement has been reached in the wrongful death lawsuit between the family of Bobby Glenn Tweed and the nursing home they allege is responsible for his death. The family claims that the facility misused…
Rank this Week: 82

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Wynn & Wynn Blog

Covers injury and workers' compensation law.

http://www.wynnandwynn.com/our-blog/
  • Apr 25

    Substantive Consolidation

    Substantive Consolidation
    By: Attorney Gerald S. Garnick| Associate A case recently came down from the U S Bankruptcy Court that will have far reaching consequences for business owners. In Re: Cameron Construction & Roofing Co., Inc. (Cameron) the court held that…
  • Apr 10

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE

    CAVEAT EMPTOR: BEWARE OF POTENTIAL PITFALLS WHEN PURCHASING REAL PROPERTIES AT FORECLOSURE SALE
    By: Attorney Raymond C. Pelote| Associate Purchasing real property at a foreclosure sale can be a great investment. Typically, properties are sold at 70-80 percent of market value. However, when you purchase a property at a foreclosure sale,…
  • Mar 13

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?

    One Surgeon Supervising Two Separate Operating Rooms: Medical Malpractice; Yes or No?
    By: Attorney Kevin J. O’Malley| Partner Two Complicated Spinal Surgeries, Two Separate Operating Rooms, Surgeries Performed at the Same Time, One Surgeon Supervising Both Surgeries, One Patient Is Left a Quadriplegic, Medical…
Rank this Week: 289

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Whistleblower Lawyer News

Covers whistleblower and government law. By JeffreyNewmanLaw.

http://www.whistleblowerlawyernews.com/
Rank this Week: 121

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt…

The Law Office of Alexis B. Levitt Blog

Covers caregiver issues, estate planning, living at home and special needs trusts.

http://www.alexislevitt.com/blog/
  • Apr 24

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult

    Open House @ New England Village – attn Parents of Special Needs Adult
    Admissions Open House Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00am – 1:00pm Learn all about their residential, day services and community offerings. RSVP preferred Please contact Mary Stanley at 781-293-5461, ext. 113 or…
  • Mar 13

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library

    Elder Care Workshop Series at Norwell Public Library
    Getting older? Taking care of someone who is? Come to this series to learn some helpful tips from local Elder Services professionals.   Wednesday, March 15: “Learn to Speak Alzheimereze” Discover tips to work with a person…
  • Mar 9

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare

    Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare, a/k/a RyanCare
    There are so many articles coming out right now trying to summarize RyanCare.  I’ve gone straight to my favorite source for all things medical financing – the Kaiser Foundation.  Their reports are well researched,…
Rank this Week: 819

Massachusetts Social Security…

Massachusetts Social Security Disability Lawyers Blog

Comments on Massachusetts social security disability law. By Jeffrey S. Glassman

http://www.massachusettssocialsecuritydisabilitylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 24

    A Look at Disability Benefits Claims Made in Rural America

    A Look at Disability Benefits Claims Made in Rural America
    In this past presidential election, many Americans and much of the world were shocked by the seemingly impossible result of Donald Trump’s victory.  One of the major reasons that Mr. Trump was ultimately elected was his huge…
  • Apr 21

    Many Wait on Compassionate Allowances Disability Benefits Despite Program Goal

    Many Wait on Compassionate Allowances Disability Benefits Despite Program Goal
    There is no question it takes a considerable amount of time to qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. In fact, the wait can be over a year is some places. In some…
  • Apr 18

    Report: White House Says Social Security Disability Spending “Very Wasteful”

    Report: White House Says Social Security Disability Spending “Very Wasteful”
    There are over 11 million Americans on Social Security disability benefits programs in the U.S. at any given time.  For these people, this small amount of money they are given each month often means the difference between making ends…
Rank this Week: 849

Maritime Law Blog

Maritime Law Blog

Covers cruise ship passenger and crew member injuries, boating injuries, yachting injuries and commercial fishermen claims. By Brais Brais & Rusak.

http://www.maritimelawblog.net/
  • Apr 24

    Teen Injured When 32-Foot Motor Boat Hit The Scull He Was Rowing

    Teen Injured When 32-Foot Motor Boat Hit The Scull He Was Rowing
    16-year-old Dominic Pagan of West Palm Beach was injured late Friday when a 32-Foot motor boat operated by Jay Vass ran over the scull which Pagan and his racing partner were rowing.  Pagan is a skilled rower recently placing seventh in…
  • Apr 19

    Windsurfer Dies After Colliding With Boat in Martin County

    Windsurfer Dies After Colliding With Boat in Martin County
    According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Dr. Thomas Connelly, a 68-year-old man and resident of Stuart, Florida in Martin County was windsurfing and heading south on the east side of the Stuart Causeway.  Bobby…
  • Apr 16

    Boy Nearly Drowns in South Florida Apartment Complex Pool

    Boy Nearly Drowns in South Florida Apartment Complex Pool
    A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned in a South Florida Apartment Complex pool.  The incident happened on April 14th at a new apartment complex on Paseo Boulevard in downtown Doral, a city within Miami-Dade County.  Paramedics responded…
Rank this Week: 847

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Boston Criminal Attorney Blog

Covers criminal law topics such as DWI/OUI offenses, other traffic related offenses, and murder. By William D. Kickham.

http://www.bostoncriminalattorneyblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    DID AARON HERNANDEZ DIE LEGALLY INNOCENT OF MURDER?

    DID AARON HERNANDEZ DIE LEGALLY INNOCENT OF MURDER?
    A lot has been reported in the media and debated since Aaron Hernandez – by all present appearances – committed suicide this past Wednesday.  Most of the debate has surrounded the public’s confusion over this business…
  • Apr 8

    8,000 MASSACHUSETTS UBER/LYFT DRIVERS REVOKED DUE TO PRIOR LICENSE VIOLATIONS & CRIMINAL RECORDS

    8,000 MASSACHUSETTS UBER/LYFT DRIVERS REVOKED DUE TO PRIOR LICENSE VIOLATIONS & CRIMINAL RECORDS
    By now readers of this blog know that just a couple of days ago, the state of Massachusetts – through the Department of Public Utilities’ Transportation Division – pulled off the road more than 8,000 drivers for ride-hailing…
  • Mar 26

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police

    Massachusetts SJC Should Revoke Ban on “Secret” Recording of Police
    We live in the Age of Information; the Age of the smartphone.  An age in which the activities of almost every citizen are monitored by sources both public and private  – including your own cell phone, debit cards and credit…
Rank this Week: 480

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Bike Accident Lawyers Blog

Covers injury and accident law with a focus on bicycle accidents. By Jeffrey S. Glassman.

http://www.bikeaccidentlawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 22

    Man Paralyzed in Massachusetts Bicycle Crash Regains Hand, Arm Use With Technology

    Man Paralyzed in Massachusetts Bicycle Crash Regains Hand, Arm Use With Technology
    A bicycle-car crash eight years ago cost one man his ability to move from the shoulders down. Now, with assistance from a number of cutting edge technologies employed by neurologists and neuroengineers at Massachusetts General Hospital, he is…
  • Apr 16

    Women Who Struck, Killed a Cyclist in Boston 20 Years Ago: “You Don’t Want to be Me”

    Women Who Struck, Killed a Cyclist in Boston 20 Years Ago: “You Don’t Want to be Me”
    Two years ago, Shane Snowdon, a non-profit health educator and consultant, lost one of her good friends to a fatal bicycle crash in Cambridge. Her 65-year-old friend, a songwriter and social activist, was struck by a vehicle while on her…
  • Apr 11

    Report: America’s Street Design Bible Behind the Curve on Bicycle Safety

    Report: America’s Street Design Bible Behind the Curve on Bicycle Safety
    If you follow this blog at all, you’ve likely heard us reference the term, “Complete Streets.” It’s a concept that involves taking into account the equality of all road users – not just those who drive a motor…
Rank this Week: 1114

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

http://faircompetitionlaw.com
  • Apr 22

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2017 (Updated)

    Trade Secret and Noncompete Survey – National Case Graph 2017 (Updated)
    As regular readers of this blog know, several years ago, I became curious to see how many reported trade secret / noncompete decisions were issued each year in all federal and state courts around the country. So, I did a “back of the…
  • Feb 4

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (revised)

    Trade Secrets Laws and the UTSA – A 50 State and Federal Law Survey Chart (revised)
    Every state but Massachusetts and New York has adopted the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (the UTSA) in one form or another – though some may quibble with whether Alabama or North Carolina actually adopted it. (The Uniform Law…
  • Feb 4

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart (Updated Today)

    BRR 50-State Noncompete Chart (Updated Today)
    The BRR 50 State Noncompete Chart has been updated to reflect a few developments and to make a few tweaks since the last draft. Most significantly, Georgia surprised many (me included) with its decision that the 2011…
Rank this Week: 321

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Neumann Law Group.

http://www.massachusettsinjurylawyerblog.net/
Rank this Week: 719

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

JoelHSchwartz Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injury law in Boston.

http://www.joelhschwartz.com/blog/
  • Apr 21

    Electrocution Claims Bay State Worker

    Electrocution Claims Bay State Worker
    A Massachusetts worker died in a fatal electrocution accident in Salem last month when the aerial lift he was using came into contact with electrical wires. He had been working on a painting job at a fire station at the time, and it remains…
  • Apr 6

    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist

    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist
    Loose Tire Kills Lexington Motorist A Lexington man was killed recently when a wheel came loose from another vehicle and struck his car. The victim, a twenty-six-year-old man, was driving north on Route 128 when one of the rear wheels of a…
  • Mar 22

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth

    Concussion Risk High for Bay State Youth
    The risk of long-term damage from concussions has been widely publicized in recent years, but one group—youth athletes—may not be getting the message. Recent reports found that Massachusetts not only ranked first in the nation for…
Rank this Week: 404

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • Apr 21

    Applied BioMath and Northern Biologics to Collaborate on Biotherapeutic Candidate in Oncology

    Applied BioMath and Northern Biologics to Collaborate on Biotherapeutic Candidate in Oncology
    Firm client Applied BioMath, the industry-leader in applying mechanistic modeling to drug research and development, announced a collaboration with Northern Biologics, an innovative antibody discovery and development company. The companies…
  • Apr 20

    MBBP’s Life Sciences Vector Newsletter, Spring 2017

    MBBP’s Life Sciences Vector Newsletter, Spring 2017
    Our Life Sciences team has published the Spring 2017 edition of its newsletter, Vector. Below you will find brief descriptions of the news and articles included in the publication. Read the full newsletter for more information. DAVID…
  • Apr 19

    WatchRx Selected as Top Innovator by AARP and MedCity New

    WatchRx Selected as Top Innovator by AARP and MedCity New
    Jayanthi Narasimhan, Founder and CEO of firm client WatchRx, has been named a 50+ Innovation Leader by AARP and MedCity News. The honor recognizes the leading innovators of services and products designed to serve the booming 50+ consumer…
Rank this Week: 765

Corporate Social Responsibility…

Corporate Social Responsibility and the Law

Covers corporate governance, human rights, trade and transparency. By Foley Hoag LLP.

http://www.csrandthelaw.com
Rank this Week: 1006

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Boston Car Accident Attorney News

Covers injury and accident law. By Michael O. Smith.

https://www.bostoncaraccidentattorneynews.com/
Rank this Week: 1012

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer…

Boston Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers harassment crimes, motor vehicle crimes, drug crimes and entrapment defenses. By Patrick J. Murphy.

http://www.bostoncriminaldefenselawyer-blog.com/
  • Apr 19

    Plain View Doctrine in a Massachusetts Stolen Property and Heroin Case

    Plain View Doctrine in a Massachusetts Stolen Property and Heroin Case
    In a recent Massachusetts case, the defendant appealed from convictions for receiving stolen property and trafficking in heroin. The case arose when the police received a report that someone had stolen a generator from a construction site.…
  • Apr 5

    Fingerprint Evidence in Massachusetts Larceny Case

    Fingerprint Evidence in Massachusetts Larceny Case
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant was found guilty of breaking and entering in the daytime, intending to commit a felony in violation of MGL chapter 266, § 18, as well as larceny of property over $250, a violation…
  • Mar 15

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett

    Larceny and Belief of Abandonment in Massachusett
    In a recent Massachusetts appellate case, the defendant appealed from a conviction for larceny of more than $250 under MGL c. 266 section 30(1). The defendant argued that the jury should have been given an instruction related to his defense…
Rank this Week: 609

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Rhode Island Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Tapalian Law.

https://www.tapinjury.com/news/
  • Apr 19

    USPS Reports Increase in Dog Bite Injuries for Mail Carrier

    USPS Reports Increase in Dog Bite Injuries for Mail Carrier
    The United States Postal Service (USPS) recently released its annual count of postal workers involved in a dog attack. The USPS says in 2016, there were 6,755 dog attacks on their employees while carrying out work duties. That number is not…
  • Apr 12

    Fatal Pawtucket Crash Driver Faces Multiple Charge

    Fatal Pawtucket Crash Driver Faces Multiple Charge
    Three young woman from West Warwick are the victims of a fatal car accident in Pawtucket. The deadly crash occurred on Walcott Street last Thursday. The driver of the vehicle, 21-year-old James Belanger of Pawtucket, is believed to have been…
  • Apr 6

    Mom Sues for Negligence after Injuries at Easter Egg Hunt

    Mom Sues for Negligence after Injuries at Easter Egg Hunt
    What started out as a fun, children’s Easter egg hunt has turned into a $112K lawsuit. An Oregon mom is suing for negligence after an allegedly overcrowded Easter egg hunt caused her to suffer serious injuries. Rachel Townsend filed a…
Rank this Week: 1162

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Boston Accident Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts motor vehicle accident law. By William D. Kickham, Esq.

http://www.bostonaccidentlawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 309

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

Drug Injury Lawyers Blog

By Altman & Altman.

http://www.druginjurylawyersblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update

    Xarelto Lawsuit Update
    Xarelto is a type of anticoagulant (blood thinner) medication that quickly grew in popularity following its release in 2011. For decades, warfarin had been the only reliable treatment for patients with blood-clotting disorders, such as atrial…
  • Mar 31

    Johnson & Johnson Hernia Mesh Lawsuit

    Johnson & Johnson Hernia Mesh Lawsuit
    More than 100,000 hernia mesh devices are implanted in patients annually in the United States. Despite growing evidence that these medical products come with a high risk of complications, several of the most dangerous types of hernia mesh…
  • Mar 31

    The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

    The Link Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer
    When Deane Berg was 49 she was diagnosed with advanced ovarian cancer. While searching the internet for possible causes of this deadly cancer, she was surprised to see talcum powder on the list. Although Berg had no other risk factors, such…
Rank this Week: 470

Massachusetts Criminal Defense…

Massachusetts Criminal Defense Lawyer Blog

Covers Massachusetts drug, weapons, theft and other criminal law news. By Michael DelSignore.

http://www.massachusettscriminaldefenselawyerblog.com/
Rank this Week: 174

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Massachusetts Injury Lawyer Blog

Covers injury and accident law. By Wacks & McHale PC.

http://www.massachusetts-injurylawyerblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Intestacy and Estate

    Intestacy and Estate
    The importance of estate planning and the benefits of preparing a Will have been discussed in our previous blogs. Proper estate planning and a carefully drafted Will can ensure that your last wishes are carried out as you intend, wish and…
  • Apr 6

    Testamentary Capacity

    Testamentary Capacity
    Testamentary Capacity is a legal term “used to describe a person’s legal and mental ability to make or alter a valid Will”.  In order to create a valid and binding Will or Codicil, you must have the requisite…
  • Feb 27

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation

    Auto Accidents — Damages and Compensation
    North Shore Winter is beautiful but when the roads and highways are snow covered it can also be dangerous.  Plows, sanders and salt trucks work to keep the ways clear but conditions and traffic from Route 95, 128, and Route 1, along with…
Rank this Week: 299

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law…

The Massachusetts Real Estate Law Blog

Features news, commentary and musing about Massachusetts real estate law and litigation. By Richard D. Vetstein.

http://massrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Apr 18

    Tenant Saved From Eviction Over BB Gun Shooting By Jury Trial Demand

    Tenant Saved From Eviction Over BB Gun Shooting By Jury Trial Demand
    Just a quick note about yet another recent case demonstrating the backwards nature of Massachusetts landlord-tenant law. In CMJ Management Company v. Wilkerson, the Appeals Court ruled that a tenant could be evicted from Section…
  • Mar 30

    The Massachusetts Quiet Title Action: A Remedy Of Last Resort To Resolve Complex Title Defect

    The Massachusetts Quiet Title Action: A Remedy Of Last Resort To Resolve Complex Title Defect
    When All Else Fails, Quiet Title Quiet title cases are lawsuits typically brought in the Land Court in order to resolve complex title defects — often as a last resort for property owners when conveyancing attorneys and title…
  • Feb 8

    Housing Court Rules Post-Foreclosure Owner Entitled To 90 Day Notice to Quit

    Housing Court Rules Post-Foreclosure Owner Entitled To 90 Day Notice to Quit
    Questionable Ruling Goes Against Established Law That Foreclosed Owner Not Entitled to Notice to Quit In a recent post-foreclosure eviction case before the Southeast Housing Court, Justice Anne Kenney Chaplin issued a head-scratching ruling…
Rank this Week: 340

Know Your Rights, Credit-wise

Know Your Rights, Credit-wise

Information about laws that protect you as a consumer. By Deborah G. Roher.

http://roherlaw.net/
  • Apr 17

    Class action settlement

    Class action settlement
    Watch this space!
  • Dec 24

    Target shoppers, don’t panic!

    Target shoppers, don’t panic!
    So, maybe you are among the 40,000,000 Target shoppers whose credit and debit card accounts have been compromised by a security breach that took place over the three weeks after Thanksgiving.  In response, consumers are being warned to…
  • Nov 27

    CFPB: Our government at its best

    CFPB: Our government at its best
    I recently returned from the annual training event at which over 900 consumer lawyers shared their successes and challenges and were brought up to date on the latest rules, court cases, and public policy issues in the world of consumer…
Rank this Week: 969

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer…

Massachusetts Real Estate Lawyer Blog

Covers construction, foreclosure, real estate and property law. By Pulgini & Norton, LLP Attorneys at Law.

http://www.massachusettsrealestatelawyer-blog.com/
Rank this Week: 214